Sport VIDEO: Baker Mayfield Claims He Got Rid of Handlebar Mustache Because He 'Didn't Deserve' it
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has had a . The faltered to a 2-6 record this past weekend despite the lofty expectations fans had entering the season. If that wasn't enough for you, it seems the Browns QB is a bit superstitious after he revealed the reason for ditching his handlebar mustache. The 24-year-old said he shaved on Sunday because of the start of "Movember" in addition to the fact he "didn't deserve" to rock the mustache after failing to win with it.
Baker, on why he shaved twice Sunday. Said he shaved off the handlebar mustache after the game because he “didn’t deserve it.”
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Baker Mayfield is suffering through a rough second NFL season, including from a statistical perspective. Cleveland Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens has come up with a solution through which Mayfield’s atrocious numbers don’t cause him any sense of concern: He doesn’t pay any attention to them. © Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports The embattled Browns head coach made an appearance Wednesday on Cleveland’s WKRK-FM (92.3 The Fan) and suggested that there is much more to a quarterback’s play than what numbers he’s putting up.“There’s a lot of factors that go into that,” Kitchens said of Mayfield’s 58.— Jake Trotter (@Jake_Trotter)
Well, perhaps Mayfield should have been more concerned with the rest of his look on Sunday, considering he wasby just about everyone in the football world after showing up to his presser looking like a disheveled gambler who was down on his luck.
And based on the Browns' season, Mayfield may be trying out a lot more facial hair styles before he finds one that sticks, because even with the, it seems unlikely this team breaks out and makes a run.
Baker Mayfield has the lowest passer rating in the NFL when not under pressure this season per. He is the only QB with more INT than TD passes when not pressured.
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Nonetheless, despite having his share of, the handlebar-less Mayfield was able to keep his cool in this interview. Let's hope that signals a change coming to The Land.
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